Born on June 19, 1936
Columbus, OH
March 1, 2019, in Evansville.
Inducted On
January 27, 2001
Location Inducted
Lynnville, IN
Region Number
Reynoldsburg, OH
2-way starter on a 7-2-1 junior year team and 9-1 senior year team; given the Most Improved Lineman Award as a senior.
Tarkio College, Missouri BA
Lettered in football all four years.
All-Star Chairman, Region 9; active Indiana Football Coaches Association member 1979-1996; retired from teaching and coaching in 1996.
Wife, Connie; children, Connie Jo (Todd), Thomas, Kenneth (Cassandra), Julie (deceased) (Brandon); 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren
Professional Athletic Background: Invited to try out with Winnepeg Blue Bombers in 1960, but decided to go into coaching.

Coaching Experience: Ohio City, Liberty Junior High; Indian Lake, Lakeview, OH, 1960-1965; Cannelton City Schools, IN, 1966-1971; South Gibson School Corporation, IN, 1971-1979; Warrick County School Corporation, IN, Tecumseh HS 1974-1996; career record of 153-131-3 as a head coach; retired from coaching in 1996 after 36 years coaching, 27 as a head coach; came out of retirement in 2004 to coach at Princeton HS for two years.

Coaching Honors: IFCA Region 9 All-Star Coach 1981, 1992; ranked top 10 nearly every year at Tecumseh; teams were in play-offs 1984-1987, 1991, 1994-1995; Sectional and Regional Champions in 1991 and 1995.

Outstanding Players Coached: Paul Gunn, Lynn Spencer, Ray Wallace, Shelby Hess, Justin Hess, Adam Hess, Greg Blair, Keith Buse, and Kaleb Buse.